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Oversize Boxwood Rule by FENN

Oversize Boxwood Rule by FENN

22nd February 2020

An interesting 2 foot 2 fold boxwood rule by FENN of London.Originally makers of watch tools, the business was founded by Daniel Fenn in 1753.  During the second half of the 19th century FENN also sold a variety of high quality 'Gents' tools and their range include moulding planes, mitre…

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Aston Rule Maker’s Marks

Aston Rule Maker’s Marks

29th November 2015

A very rare group of over 400 rule maker’s marks or stamps from the Aston family workshops of Birmingham. Members of the Aston family had been making rules in Birmingham from the late 1700s up until 1897 when Thomas Aston & Sons was taken over by I & D Smallwood.This…

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